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Student Adventures Update: August 14, 2013

Summertime here at Outward Bound Costa Rica is officially wrapping up! Check in next Tuesday for our last  Summer Adventures update! We’ve had an amazing summer with our Summer Adventures students and Girl Scout destinations program. The have surfed, hiked, rafted, rapelled, explored and served all over Costa Rica and Panama and we’re already anticipating next year! Rainforest Exploration […]

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Student Adventures Update: August 6, 2013

It’s officially summertime here at Outward Bound Costa Rica! Tune in to our blog on Tuesdays for updates on our Summer Adventures and Fridays for updates on our Girl Scout destinations program to hear all about our student happenings here in Costa Rica and Panama. Rainforest Exploration Challenge Our Rainforest Exploration Challenge students finished up a culture-packed week at their […]

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Girl Scouts Destinations Update: August 2, 2013

It’s officially summertime here at Outward Bound Costa Rica! Tune in to our blog on Tuesdays for updates on our Summer Adventures and Fridays for updates on our Girl Scout destinations program to hear all about our student happenings here in Costa Rica and Panama. Scuba and Sea Turtle Adventure #3 The girls on Scuba […]

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¡Bienvenidos a Chelsey! OBCR Welcomes New Staff

The Communications staff here is excited to welcome our new Marketing Manager to the OBCR team! Chelsey Perron will be using her experience and dedication to the Outward Bound mission to spread the word about our summer and semester courses. She is excited to connect with alumni and future students through meaningful conversations both in […]

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Outward Bound Service Expeditions

Service Focused Outward Bound Courses For five years in a row, the University of Alabama has sent groups of motivated students and student leaders on course with Outward Bound Costa Rica through the University of Alabama’s Study Abroad Office and the service-learning focused organization, Alabama Action Abroad. Each summer, students engage in a service-focused Outward […]

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Student Adventures Update: July 31, 2013

It’s officially summertime here at Outward Bound Costa Rica! Tune in to our blog on Tuesdays for updates on our Summer Adventures and Fridays for updates on our Girl Scout destinations program to hear all about our student happenings here in Costa Rica and Panama. Rainforest Exploration Challenge The Rainforest Exploration Challenge group is completing its first leg of […]

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Girl Scouts Destinations Update: July 26, 2013

It’s officially summertime here at Outward Bound Costa Rica! Tune in to our blog on Tuesdays for updates on our Summer Adventures and Fridays for updates on our Girl Scout destinations program to hear all about our student happenings here in Costa Rica and Panama. Scuba and Sea Turtle Adventure #3 The girls on Scuba […]

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Work For OBCR: Front End Developer Position

The Role of the Front End Developer We are currently looking for a passionate and self-motivated technically-focused team member to develop and maintain our website in the following capacities: responsive styling; cross browser, device, & platform functionality; php [wordpress] templating. The ideal candidate will be a mix of a detail-oriented programmer and a motivated creative […]

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Summer Adventures Update: July 23, 2013

  It’s officially summertime here at Outward Bound Costa Rica! To hear all about our student happenings here in Costa Rica and Panama, tune into our blog on Tuesdays for updates on our Summer Adventures and Fridays for updates on our Girl Scout destinations program. Rainforest Exploration Challenge #3 The students on our Rainforest Exploration […]

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OBCR Alumni Return To Become Outdoor Leaders

Outward Bound Costa Rica’s Outdoor Leader Semester provides students the opportunity to obtain seven internationally recognized outdoor certifications, and the chance to learn all about what it is like to work in the outdoor recreation industry. After enduring the challenging 65-day course, Outdoor Leader students Michael, Kat, and Sarah, returned to work alongside instructors this […]

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Girl Scouts Destinations Update: July 19, 2013

It’s officially summertime here at Outward Bound Costa Rica! Tune in to our blog on Tuesdays for updates on our Summer Adventures and Fridays for updates on our Girl Scout destinations program to hear all about our student happenings here in Costa Rica and Panama. A Girl Scouts Video Feature Check out this video from […]

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Links We Like: June 19, 2013

This week’s ‘”Links We Like” are about challenging yourself and having the drive and determination to overcome different obstacles. Check out how these determined adventurers are pushing themselves, and accomplishing some of the most extreme adventures in the world!   135-miles in 120 Degrees The Badwater Ultra Marathon is globally known as one of the […]

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Outward Bound International Journal 2013: Costa Rica

Outward Bound International, the umbrella organization that links over 30 Outward Bound schools worldwide, publishes an annual journal each year in order to feature innovation and best practices around the world. Outward Bound serves around a quarter of a million people a year in over 30 countries and has reached over seven million people in its […]

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Summer Adventures Update: July 16, 2013

It’s officially summertime here at Outward Bound Costa Rica! Tune in to our blog on Tuesdays for updates on our Summer Adventures and Fridays for updates on our Girl Scout destinations program to hear all about our student happenings here in Costa Rica and Panama. Rainforest Exploration Challenge Our second group of REC students finished […]

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Meet The Team: Gaby Aspitia

About Gaby Gaby grew up in Sabanilla with her three older brothers and has lived in Costa Rica her entire life. In school, Gaby graduated with a degree in Psychology and has been trained in first aid, leadership, experiential education, teamwork, and working with people with special needs. This summer Gaby is working with the […]

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Girl Scouts Destinations Update: July 12, 2013

It’s officially summertime here at Outward Bound Costa Rica! Tune in to our blog on Tuesdays for updates on our Summer Adventures and Fridays for updates on our Girl Scout destinations program to hear all about our student happenings here in Costa Rica and Panama. Photos Are Up! For photos of our recently completed destinations […]

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Meet The Team: Emma Zamora

Emma and Outward Bound Costa Rica Emma has been working with Outward Bound Costa Rica for five years. As a strong female leader, Emma is an instructor for many of our Girl Scouts destinations courses, especially those that include the rainforest trek to her hometown of Piedras Blancas. It comes as no surprise that her […]

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Student Adventures Update: July 9, 2013

It’s officially summertime here at Outward Bound Costa Rica! Tune in to our blog on Tuesdays for updates on our Summer Adventures and Fridays for updates on our Girl Scout destinations program to hear all about our student happenings here in Costa Rica and Panama. Rainforest Exploration Challenge Our second group of REC students made […]

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Girl Scouts Destinations Update: July 5, 2013

It’s officially summertime here at Outward Bound Costa Rica! Tune in to our blog on Tuesdays for updates on our Summer Adventures and Fridays for updates on our Girl Scout destinations program to hear all about our student happenings here in Costa Rica and Panama. Catching Waves #1 These Chica Scout surfistas finished up their […]

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Costa Rica: A Culture that Facilitates Happiness, Longevity and High Quality of Life

Life comes with its ups and downs, but some cultures embrace the beauty of living to a greater extent than others. After reading the article entitled, “9 Characteristics of a Culture that Determine Happiness, Longevity and Quality of Life” by Silvia Mordini, we at Outward Bound Costa Rica were inspired to look at what makes our […]

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